TAMPA, FL – The USA Rugby League (USARL) South Conference squad defeated the North 38 to 32 in the All-Star Game, played Saturday, 22 October, on the grounds of Tampa Catholic High School in Tampa, FL.
The Hawks, eager to continue their winning ways in the lead up to their 2017 World Cup appearance were slow starters against a Canadian team fired up from recent losses and ready to defend the trophy they have held since 2014
It was a first for Rugby League in the Americas region, a first for Canada and the US to be working together and it was the first Liberty Cup – Battle of the Americas, that saw the CanAm Grizzlies defeat the Latin Heat 60-4 at St Marys Leagues Stadium, Sydney, Australia
Due to the unfortunate closing of Famous Tim’s in Wilmington, the post-game venue for the Oct. 1st Rugby League Colonial Cup, which will be played at Eden Park Stadium, has moved to Gallucio’s Italian Pub & Restaurant. (1709 Lovering Ave)
Jon St John, the Mayhem’s Powerful Center and leading try scorer in both the 2015 and 2016 seasons takes to the field for the USA Hawks this weekend against Canada up at Lamport Stadium in Toronto in his second appearance for the USA national team